Senior Specialist - Instrumentation (Oxygen Plant)

Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
Feb 19, 2021
Mar 21, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
The Company

Our client, Lihir Gold Limited operates one of the largest gold mines in Papua New Guinea 900kms north-east of Port Moresby on the tropical Niolam Island (Lihir Island). Committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive work culture, Lihir's mission is to deliver superior returns from finding, developing and operating gold/copper mines whilst providing long term employment opportunities. Globe 24-7 has been selected as the recruitment partner to assist with the sourcing process for this position and look forward to applicants who meet the required skills, experience and qualifications.

The Role

We are seeking a Senior Specialist - Instrumentation to work autonomously on site and remotely. You will be responsible to coordinate safely the Instrumentation and Control system maintenance activities to support the Oxygen Plant; resolve equipment performance and maintenance issues and to enure all instrumentation and control system installations comply with all relevant statutory and safety requirements.

Qualifications Skills & Experience
  • Advanced diploma or tertiary level Engineering degree desirable
  • Australian, New Zealand or PNG Power Electrical Licenses essential
  • Dual Electrical & Instrumentation trades qualification or certification essential
  • 10+ years relevant work experience
  • Extensive experience within a large-scale complex processing plant
  • Gas plant or cryogenic control system experience
  • Working knowledge of Foxborough control system maintenance, development and implementatation
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and autonomously
  • Flexibility to work on site and remotely to an irregular roster schedule
  • Advanced analytical skills for fault finding / diagnosis and repair of faulty instrumentation, control wiring systems and process control interface
  • Advanced understanding of the principals associated with the installation, repair and calibration of industrial instrumentation including flow, pressure, temperature, density, position and chemical analysis instruments
  • Proficient in the reading / interpretation and accurate updating of instrumentation drawings.
  • Good understanding of formal project management skills, practices and methodologies.
  • Previous experience working in a remote location in a developing country advantageous, but not essential
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite and SAP or similar

Mobilisation Requirements:
  • Must be open to work FIFO in PNG
  • Ability to provide/obtain valid police clearance
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment

The Rewards

This position gives you the opportunity to be a part of one of the world's largest and most technically challenging gold deposits across Australasia. Gain great exposure to new cutting-edge maintenance equipment and software systems enabling you to further develop your skills and experience. Enjoy working is a picturesque and safe working environment with a competitive remuneration package.

Contact Us

Please apply directly by submitting your resume, preferably as a Microsoft Word document.

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